Terms of Reference [Free Template]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This month’s free project management template is a Terms of Reference document. You could use this terms of reference (Word docx) to define almost anything: the remit of your school parent teacher association, the terms for a client project. It must be time for a new template!

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Quick Reference Cards in 2021

Henny Portman

As a result of my book reviews in 2021, I created several Quick Reference Cards to summarize what I have read. QRC’s: [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link]. Agile English Post QRC

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Quick Reference Cards in 2020

Henny Portman

As a result of my book reviews in 2020, I created several Quick Reference Cards to summarize what I have read.

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Reference Architecture vs. Reference Implementation

Leading Agile

In this clip from TriAgile 2019, Mike Cottmeyer is explaining the difference between Reference Architecture and Reference Implementation and why understanding the base patterns of Agility are so important to the success of your Agile Transformation. Reference Architecture vs. Reference Implementation Transcript. The reference architecture holds universally. The reference implementation is what is negotiable.

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Scale Your Resource Management Practice With Collaborative Work Management

Resource management means taking the finite resources at your organization and allocating them effectively to meet project goals. In this eBook, we’ll go through everything you need to optimize your resource management and achieve project success.

Work Breakdown Structure Examples (WBS) that You Can Use as References in 2022

GanttPRO Project Management

The post Work Breakdown Structure Examples (WBS) that You Can Use as References in 2022 first appeared on GanttPRO. The concept of a work breakdown structure (WBS) is widely used to represent the project’s scope and deliverables in a hierarchical way.

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Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition

Green Project Management

GPM Global is delighted to announce the publishing of the Second Edition of the Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide. The post Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. The guide is 156 pages and is available on Amazon in both paperback and electronic Kindle formats. Sustainable project management is a rapidly growing discipline.

Quick Reference Cards in 2019

Henny Portman

As a result of my book reviews in 2019, I created several Quick Reference Cards to summarize what I have read. Portfolio Management, a practical guide. How to survive the organizational revolution. Brave new work (English). Brave new work (Dutch). Exponential organizations (English).

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Reference Class Forecasting

Herding Cats

The reference class estimating process is part of that skill and experience. The mechanics of household goods has a reference class parameter for the size of 33,000 pounds. Our long time friends have moved to our neighborhood here in Colorado. Their moving van arrived today. We brought coffee to them while their old house was being unloaded into the new house. Talking with the moving van owner, he started telling stories about estimating the load in pounds.

Understanding Absolute Cell Reference: Using Excel for Budgets and Calculations

Wrike

One concept you’ll have to understand is how to use cell references, including the difference between relative and absolute cell references. What Are Cell References in Excel? In an Excel spreadsheet, a cell reference specifies an individual cell or a range of cells that is to be included in a formula. In contrast, the definition of absolute cell reference is one that does not change when it’s moved, copied or filled.

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Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal

Online PM Courses

Project Governance Project Management Basics Project Management Tools and Techniques Step-by-step Guides business case Governance Master Plan PID project board project business case Project Initiation Document project sponsor scope Stage Gate stakeholder engagement Terms of Reference

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Three Keys to Project Work During the Worldwide Coronavirus Outbreak – References

Green Project Management

Providing these references can also take up a lot of space and distract from the blog post. The post Three Keys to Project Work During the Worldwide Coronavirus Outbreak – References appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. GPM Global is dedicated to ensuring that our posts are transparent and fact based from sources that can be trusted.

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Asking For A Remote Work Policy? Pro Tips And Trends Of The Year To Reference

Trello

Remote work is growing in popularity, and more and more companies are adopting the mentality and practices of hybrid teams : Offering employees the option to work from the office, remotely, or alternate between the two. Working remotely is not only comfortable (can you say no commute?) but it also provides flexible hours, more ability to focus, and opens opportunities for people around the world to find interesting work regardless of their location. Productivity

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Refer a Friend for PMP Prep and You Both Get a Free 60 PDUs Package

Brad Egeland

Refer a Friend for Cheetah's Accelerated PMP Class and You Both Get the 60 PDU Package Is it time for you or someone you know to become a Project Management Professional? Use the promotion code "ReferAFriendPMP" and you both get the follow-on 60 PDU package at no cost. An $850 value! You need to earn 60 PDUs every three years to maintain your PMP). Classroom, Virtual or Online Programs. Cross the finish line and become PMP certified, CHEETAH FAST.

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Swift Navigation utilizes Sitetracker to manage the global expansion of its network of reference stations

Sitetracker

The post Swift Navigation utilizes Sitetracker to manage the global expansion of its network of reference stations appeared first on Sitetracker. Posted on PR Newswire.

PMI Books24x7 (eReads and Reference) is Dead

Deep Fried Brain

For the past few days, PMI's Books24x7 site has been down. The website says "We're Sorry - PMI.org will be back soon." " This website used to provide more than 250 project management. Books PMI PMI Membership

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Balancing project sponsor and project manager conflicts

Musings on Project Management

If you follow this blog you've read several references to the project balance sheet. So, is this about accounting? Yes, and no: Yes, it's about a double entry tool to keep track of "mine" and "yours", but no, it's not the accountant's tool used in your father's accounting office.

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Agile for Non-IT Projects

International Institute for Learning

Define “Working Product or Service” can be used to refer to any deliverable that is produced by the project and brings value to the customer. By Mohamed Khalifa. Project Management Consultant, Coach & PMI Authorized Instructor. PfMP, PgMP, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, OPM3, CDA.

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20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Reference the business case and any prior documentation. It’s always easier to reference other documents than try to reproduce them in here. If you have a fully-fledged requirements document then you can always reference that, or the project scope statement.

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

International Institute for Learning

In this article, we will refer to Agile approach as a generic term, as we are not discussing a specific approach such as Scrum or Extreme Programming (XP). By Karim Radwin , CAIA, PMP.

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Mastering the (new) Agile Coaching Mindset for the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)

International Institute for Learning

refers to exponential changes in the way we work, live, and interact with one another as a result of the combination of technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, intermingling with the physical world to create cyber-physical systems.

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The Practice Standard for Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Surprisingly, PMI continues to reference the Practice Standard for Project Risk Management (2009) which may be accessed here. Here is a complete Reference List. The answer I received was the Sixth and Seventh Editions are good references to study for the exam.

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PMI Updates PMI-RMP Exam

Project Risk Coach

The new ECO includes: Exam Content Outline Domains, Tasks and Enablers PMI-RMP Application Process and Eligibility PMI-RMP Examination Information Reference Materials How to Apply for the PMI-RMP Pilot Exam PMI started accepting candidates for the pilot exam on October 6, 2021.

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Using Probabilistic Linking in Risk Management

Management Yogi

You can refer to this detailed article to understand probabilistic branching.I Probabilistic branching and probabilistic linking are two completely different concepts in risk management. Many risk management practitioners confuse these two and use them interchangeably. This is not correct.

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What Is a Project Scope Baseline & How to Create One?

ProjectManager.com

The scope baseline is used as a reference to monitor project progress and compare actual versus planned results. Here’s a shot of the whiteboard for your reference! Learn what is a project scope baseline and how to make one.

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Reduce the Risk – Share the Success

International Institute for Learning

References Edmund H. By Luigi Morsa , Aerospace Engineer and Project Manager, SII Engineering & IT Risk Management is the act or practice of dealing with risk.

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Which estimation methods are favored for adaptive delivery?

Kiron Bondale

If you ever find yourself wanting to inject some energy into a cross-functional gathering of delivery staff and stakeholders, ask for their opinion on estimates.

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Building an Agile architecture

International Institute for Learning

In IT, architecture refers to the standards and technologies that enable collaboration across the enterprise. By Darrell K. Rigby, Steve Berez, Greg Caimi and Andrew Noble. This blog is part of an article that was originally published at www.bain.com/insights/agile-innovation.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute for Learning

But referring to Pillar #1, where project managers are now responsible for managing strategic projects, new skills may be necessary. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Senior Executive Director, International Institute for Learning (IIL). The landscape for project management changes almost every year.

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Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

Similarly, referring to yourself as an agile project manager might make someone ask who would want to be a non-agile project manager. The latter refers to the approach taken to deliver value incrementally and iteratively to our stakeholders in contrast to a predictive life cycle.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

In DA we use the term value to refer to both customer and business value. References. The Disciplined Agile Mindset. By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

In DA we use the term value to refer to both customer and business value. References. The Disciplined Agile Mindset. By Scott Ambler , Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

In DA we use the term value to refer to both customer and business value. References. By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute.

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Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute for Learning

[This post is a sneak preview of Jesse Fewell’s talk at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference , and is based on his upcoming book Untapped Agility ]. We’ve been told that to achieve more innovation, more collaboration, or more agility, we need to adopt modern practices.

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Chess and Business Strategy

International Institute for Learning

Therefore, from a business point of view, this fits well when we refer to a duopoly. References. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. Undoubtedly the chess game is fascinating because it implies deep thinking, strategy, and prediction ability. It is often seen analogous to a business strategy.

How to Actually Close a Project

Project Risk Coach

Capture your answers in a Lessons Learned document for future reference. Plus, you and others will be able to refer to the archived documentation when needed. If you are like most project managers, you are managing several projects.

6 Practical Ways to Actually Improve Your Cost Management

Project Risk Coach

Furthermore, you may wish to set aside some money for the risks that no one knows about , sometimes referred to as unknown, unknown risks. Think about it for a minute – what have you done in the last six months to improve your cost management? How many of your projects came in over budget?

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Calculating Estimate at Completion (EAC)

ProjectManager.com

This term refers to the practice of estimating a project budget during the project’s life. For this reason, it is often referred to as a “project forecasting tool”. These two terms are often mixed up, because they both refer to estimates on some aspect of a project budget.

How to Improve Problem Solving with Lessons Learned

Project Risk Coach

Documenting the lessons learned is one thing – you’ve now got them in your log so you can refer back to it if necessary. It only works if you have a lessons learned log to refer to! This is a guest article by Elizabeth Harrin from GirlsGuideToPM.com. So you’ve got a problem.

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How to boost your career with simple time allocation tricks

International Institute for Learning

Also known as the Paretto principle named after Italian economist Vilfredo Paretto, Law of the vital few, or principle of factor sparsity, you will find references to this concept in most management books as it is a key concept of productivity.

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